NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - It's COOLinary month, which means lunch under $20 and dinner under $39 at over 70 great restaurants around town. Did you know these facts about Rue 127?
1. Cops say the building that houses Rue 127 used to be a very different place.
The building used to be a speakeasy and gambling house.
2. Farm to table? More like backyard to table!
Chef and owner Ray Gruezke's family grows many of the vegetables for the restaurant at their home.
3. Rue 127 loves their home team.
We have a saints bathroom that has the signatures of some players and former players like Drew Brees Bobby Hebert and Thomas Morstead.
Check out Rue 127's Menu for Coolinary New Orleans:
Strawberry Arugula Salad
With goat cheese
Pan Seared Ginger Cilantro Shrimp
With siracha aioli
With a small house salad
Grilled Chicken Salad
Walnuts, cranberries, blue cheese, champagne herb vinaigrette
Pasta: Spicy Fennel Sausage
Sun dried tomatoes, hearts of palm, gremolata
With balsamic vinaigrette, goat cheese, puffed quinoa and fresh berries
Meat Pie Dumpling
Hot mustard , house pickled salad
Spice Rubbed Pork Tenderloin
Spätzle, caramelized onion soubise
Pan Seared Quail
Sofrito, purple sticky rice
Banana Leaf Wrapped Gulf Fish
Mofongo, and raw vegetable salad
Cheese, Honey, Crackers
Sorbet of the Day
Dessert of the Day